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IT Radio Network Is Now Featuring an In-Depth Interview With the CEO of Red Hat Inc.


IT Radio Network, "The Voice of E-Business," is now featuring an in-depth interview with Matthew Szulik, chief executive officer of Red Hat Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT).

During the interview, Szulik discussed the phenomenal growth of the open platform operating system, Linux, IBM and the huge level of enterprise investment that is being made.

According to Szulik, the marketplace for Linux is really gaining momentum. "When you look at some of the statistical industry numbers, IDC now has ranked Linux as the second leading server operating system in the world, second only to Microsoft," said Szulik. "Secondly, the historical Unix operating system is increasingly giving way to Linux as an operating system."

Szulik also discussed how the building and perfection of Linux is not just a money issue. "Most importantly, the products perform. When you have hundreds of thousands of eyeballs that are evaluating the technology, making improvements to it continuously, and you have a vendor like Red Hat that's standing behind that and continuing to contribute and improve that intellectual property and putting it back into the public domain for improvement, the customer is going to benefit with a lower-priced product and a better-performing product."

This interview and many others are available free online in RealAudio and text at

To access Szulik's interview directly, visit

About IT Radio Network

IT Radio Network is an online audio business magazine that features a variety of tech trends, company spotlights and one-on-one interviews with the people reshaping the world of technology. The site is produced by Sky Radio, which produces radio programs for online magazines, a network of corporate Web sites, several major airline carriers and

Interviews also currently available on IT Radio Network include PeopleSoft (Nasdaq:PSFT), EDS (Nasdaq:EDS), IBM (NYSE:IBM), (Nasdaq:EXPE), Lucent Technologies (NYSE:LU), Hewlett- Packard (NYSE:HWP), Screaming Media (Nasdaq:SCRM) and BMC Software (Nasdaq:BMCS).

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at

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